Dueling perspectives on internal audit

A guest post by an intern in Internal Audit was recently featured on another accountant’s blog, I Want To Be A CA, and I was first alerted to it by Krupo’s post title bait. The post is not complimentary about internal audit, but the support for its thesis is so flimsy and based on purely […]

Go west! Or east, or north, or south!

One of the great things about this accounting profession I’m in is the multitude of opportunities available to travel and work abroad, given that many large firms here in Canada are international. I was just reading an article in BusinessWeek about KPMG, where the head of campus recruiting was under the impression that their international […]

NAFTA super highway to accelerate North American trade

I stumbled across this story through digg and it seemed pretty well supported even though it hasn’t been covered in the mainstream media at all yet. The Bush administration appears to be planning for a Mexico-USA-Canada “super corridor” to bypass a couple unions. The new road will allow containers from the Far East to enter […]

Mapping out my clients after a year in public practice

I have been playing around with Windows Live Local lately, Microsoft’s competition for Google Maps. I decided to map all the clients where I’ve been in the last year with my firm. For the blue ones I just had to search for the business name, but the red ones represent clients that I had to […]